Our Mission

The Spartanburg SWCD's mission is to promote the wise and responsible use of our natural resources through education, demonstration, and technical services for the benefit of all citizens of Spartanburg County.

  • Envirothon Competition


    Hey Educators, are you looking for a fantastic extracurricular enrichment activity for your students? If so, the South Carolina Envirothon competition might be for you! A coaches workshop is held in Columbia each February for educators or other adults interested in forming an Envirothon team. The student competition is usually held in May in Columbia. Teams from all over the state compete by visiting stations designed to test their knowledge in five areas of study, including forestry, soil, water, wildlife, and current issues. The winning team for the state will move on to represent South Carolina at the Canon Nation Envirothon Competition. Please contact our office for more information. Become an Envirothon Coach today!

  • Other Educational Programs

    for classrooms, after school programs, summer camps, scouts, etc.


    Educational programs are available in a wide range of topics that correlate with SC Science Standards.  Programs available include (but are not limited to):

    ~ Water ~ Soils & Wetlands ~ SC Wildlife ~ Recycling & Composting ~

     All programs are FREE and can be tailored to fit different grade levels.

    Programs can also be created! Just call us at 864-814-2471 x3 or email spartanburgswcd@yahoo.com for more information!!!

     (Adult  programs available for teachers, homeowners, landowners,

    service organizations, church groups, and so on.  Call for more info!)

  • Carolina Coastal Adventure

    Carolina Coastal Adventure is a weekend camp held at the Shores of

    Lake Moultrie in Berkeley County. This camp provides an opportunity

    for students in 9th & 10th grades to spend a fun weekend on the coast

    while learning about South Carolina's natural resources. The

    Spartanburg SWCD sponsors two students each year to attend this



SWCD Youth Conservation Board

    The SWCD Youth Board is a group of environmental-minded, service-oriented, 9th-12th grade Spartanburg

    County students who participate in field trips, kayaking tours, hiking trips, litter clean-ups, tree plantings, etc.

    Anyone is welcome to join the Youth Board, just email us at spartanburgswcd@yahoo.com.


Green Steps Schools

    Green Steps Schools is an environmental education initiative that encourages individual schools in

    South Carolina to take annual sustainable steps toward becoming more environmentally responsible.

    If your school is interested in becoming a certified Green Steps School, check out the Green Steps website

    or contact the District Coordinator, at spartanburgswcd@yahoo.com for more information.


Click here for Green Steps Schools resources for Spartanburg County schools!!!


Educational Programs

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Ronnie Bullard, Chairman

Nigel Cox, Vice-Chairman

Jack Turner, Sec./Treas.

Bill Bledsoe

Gary Sayre

District Staff:

Bonnie Wines, District Coordinator

Henry Gramling, Equipment Mgr

NRCS Staff:

Matt Barrington,

District Conservationist

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